Welcome to the Homepage for Research in Secure Software Systems

Our group started its activities at UDE from 1st December 2016. We conduct research in the area of system and software security. In particular, we develop new security technologies to mitigate software exploits for different processor architectures. Further research areas of our group are operating system security, trusted computing, mobile security, and hardware-based software security. More information on current research projects can be found on our research page.

Since summer term 2017, our group offers courses in the area of system and software security. More information on lectures as well as open bachelor and master theses can be found on our teaching page.

Current Announcements


In cooperation with the Chaospott, a hacker space in Essen, the Chair for Systems Security has instantiated a regular CTF meetup. In this informal meeting, people can chat about CTFs and related topics of IT security.

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Thursday, 15. December 2016

Two Papers Accepted at NDSS 2017

Two accepted papers at the renowned 24th Network and Distributed System Security Symposium (NDSS):

PT-Rand - Practical Mitigation of Data-only Attacks against Page Tables. Davi, Lucas; Gens, David; Liebchen, Christopher;...

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